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A Magnificent Pair of Allegorical Paintings "Aurora and Diana" "Night and Day"

$ 548,000
  • Description
    Jacques-Francois Delyen (1684-1761), Court Painter of King Louis XV.

    A truly exceptional pair of 18th century oil on canvas paintings depicting 'Aurora Triumphant' and 'Diana and Endymion' Allegories Of Day and Night. Signed: 'Peint Par Jacque Delyen Peintre du Roy 1752'.

    Measures: 57.5" high x 45" wide. In original gilt-wood frames.
    Very good condition. Ready to hang.

    Born in 1684 in Ghent, Belgium, Delyen apprenticed under Parisian artist Nicolas de Largillièrre and specialized in portraits. He later went to the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in Paris, where he exhibited his works of portraits of Nicolas Bertin and Guillaume Coustou several times. He exhibited his works regularly in the Academy between 1737 and 1747. Jacques-François Delyen executed the available paintings, Aurora Triumphant and Diana and Endymion, in 1752, approximately 10 years before his demise in Paris on March 3, 1761.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Austria
    Period: Pre 18th Century
    Materials: Paint
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1752
    Styles / Movements: Old Master, Victorian, Other
    Incollect Reference #: 512568
  • Dimensions
    W. 57 in; H. 45 in; D. 3 in;
    W. 144.78 cm; H. 114.3 cm; D. 7.62 cm;
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